Keeping our capital working for the UK


From large-scale networking events, bringing together senior political and business leaders, to small-scale consultations which engage members and stakeholders in our policy development, London First runs a wide range of events.

Event details on our website are for information purposes only. If you wish to be involved in any of these events – as an attendee, speaker, sponsor or host – please contact the person listed.

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View a full list of last years events here.

Calendar of events

Nov 23 Thu

London First Partner dinner with Lord O’Donnell

Thursday 23 November 7:00PM - 9:30PM

London First is delighted to be organising a small private dinner discussion for our senior business leaders with Lord O’Donnell.   Gus O’Donnell is a former British senior civil servant and economist, who between 2005 and 2011 (under three Prime Ministers) served as the Cabinet Secretary, the highest official in the British Civil Service. Places for […]

Nov 24 Fri

Skills London 2017 at at ExCel London

Friday 24 November - Saturday 25 November All Day

Established since 2004, Skills London is London’s biggest jobs and careers event for young people, brought to you by London First with Prospects. Aimed at 15-24 year olds, this two day event attracts over 30,000 visitors and provides young people and their families with a rare chance to discover careers through interactive, inspirational activities and […]

Nov 24 Fri

Skills London Opening

Friday 24 November 9:00AM - 9:45AM

The opening event is being held for London’s key business leaders and will provide an exclusive preview tour of the show, meeting some of the young people testing out their skills and finding a career fit. Closing the skills gap and ensuring long-term access to talent at all levels is a key business priority. Join […]

Nov 28 Tue

Lunch briefing with Theo Blackwell, the new Chief Digital Officer for London, Greater London Authority

Tuesday 28 November 12:00PM - 2:30PM

Join us to hear from Theo Blackwell, the new Chief Digital Officer for London, on his vision and agenda for making London the world’s smartest city, ensuring that the capital’s status as a global tech hub helps transform the way public services are designed and delivered, making them more accessible, efficient and responsive to the […]

Nov 29 Wed

Crossrail 2: Next Steps

Wednesday 29 November 8:15AM - 10:00AM

Please join us for a briefing and discussion on Crossrail 2. At this session, a week after the Budget, we will provide a status report on our latest assessment of progress on the scheme. We will also set out our planned activity into 2018, including on funding and financing which we see as one of […]

Nov 29 Wed

Borough Leaders event with Nickie Aiken, Leader of Westminster City Council

Wednesday 29 November 6:00PM - 8:00PM

As part of our series of events with prominent Borough Leaders, please join us for an evening with Cllr Nickie Aiken. During the evening, Cllr Aiken will outline her vision for Westminster and discuss how the borough plans to attract jobs and growth, and how it would like to work in partnership with the private […]

Nov 29 Wed

Partner dinner with Cllr Nickie Aiken, Leader of Westminster City Council

Wednesday 29 November 7:45PM - 9:30PM

Following the main briefing with Cllr Aiken, London First Partners are invited to attend a private dinner with the Westminster Leader to allow for a more candid discussion on London’s jobs and growth. FULLY SUBSCRIBED

Nov 30 Thu

London First Chairman’s breakfast with John Allan CBE

Thursday 30 November 8:15AM - 9:30AM

A regular meeting with business leaders from across London First members, the chairman’s breakfasts are hosted by John Allan CBE. This is the ideal opportunity to engage in a lively and informal debate about the key challenges facing London and what we can do to help address them.

Nov 30 Thu

UK Security Expo 2017 – The Global High End Security Showcase - London First: Making Resilience work for Everyone workshop

Thursday 30 November 10:30AM - 12:30PM

On day two of the UK Security Expo London held at the Grand Hall, Olympia, London First will be presenting the following London First: Making Resilience work for Everyone workshop The workshop will address a new programme by London First called ‘Resilience First’ which will include a presentation on an exciting mobile platform – the […]

Dec 06 Wed

The New London Plan with Jules Pipe CBE, Deputy Mayor for Planning

Wednesday 06 December 6:00PM - 8:30PM

The new London Plan is the Spatial Development Strategy that sets out the Mayor’s planning policies to guide growth and development in the capital. Please join London First for a presentation from Jules Pipe CBE, the Deputy Mayor for Planning on the draft consultation plan with the opportunity for Q&A. INVITATION ONLY

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